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Obama, Romney locked in close race: polls


August 25th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney remain locked closely in the race for the White House, according to two new polls released ... Read more...

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Obama leads in three swing states: poll


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama leads over his likely Republican rival in the November presidential poll in three critical swing states even as voters are divided on ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney in a tight race: Poll


April 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney are locked in a tight race in the November presidential poll as Romney solidified support ... Read more...

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Obama support slips; Hillary Clinton most popular


September 17th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) As new polls suggested that President Barack Obama's support is eroding among elements of his base, he claimed that his odds of being re-elected in ... Read more...

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Obama support gets a spike with Osama killing: Poll


May 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Support for US President Barack Obama has risen sharply following the killing of Osama bin Laden by American military forces in Pakistan, according to the ... Read more...

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‘Kate Middleton as popular as Diana’ among Brits


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A new survey has found that Kate Middleton is just as popular as the late Princess Diana among Britons.A CBS News poll, conducted by YouGov in the ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton as popular as Princess Diana in UK: Poll


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Soon to be wed Kate Middleton is just as popular as the late Princess Diana among the British, according to a survey released Saturday.The CBS News poll, ... Read more...

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Mood among Americans lowest in two years: NYT-CBS poll


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 22 (ANI): Americans are more pessimistic about the nation's economic outlook and overall direction than they have been at any time since President Obama's first two months in office ... Read more...

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Trump’s desire to be President surprises many in US


April 9th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): American business tycoon Donald Trump has surprised many in his country by indicating that he might run for president in 2012."I never really considered very strongly ... Read more...

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More Americans want a new president than Obama to be re-elected: Fox News poll


April 8th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): A Fox News poll has revealed that forty eight percent of American voters think the country would be better off with a new president. Only 44 percent think ... Read more...

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One in four Americans doubt Obama was born in US: Fox News poll


April 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): Nearly one in four Americans believe that President Barack Obama was not born in the US.Only "natural born citizens" are eligible to be president under the US Constitution.A ... Read more...

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Gaddafi keener to stay in power than Obama to oust him says Fox News Poll


April 7th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.7 (ANI): Nearly one in six Americans think Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is determined to stay in power.According to a Fox News poll, 57 percent of voters think Gaddafi is ... Read more...

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Most Americans approve of Obama’s decision to resume military tribunals in Gitmo


March 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Most American voters, by a 51-25 percent margin, approve of President Barack Obama's recent decision to resume U.S. military tribunals for Guantanamo Bay detainees, a Fox News ... Read more...

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Nearly seven in ten Americans support air strikes against Gaddafi forces


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Nearly seven in ten Americans support the use of international military air strikes in Libya to protect civilians from the forces of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, a new ... Read more...

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Only 4 in 10 approve building of new US nuke power plants


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 23 (ANI): in the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan, the support for building nuclear power plants in the United States dropping slightly lower than it was immediately ... Read more...

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Over 6 in 10 Americans don’t want military sent to Libya: Poll


March 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Regardless of the belief that the United States should always promote democracy, over 6 in 10 Americans don't want the country's military to be sent to Libya, according ... Read more...

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Nearly 5 in 10 Americans think nuke power is safe energy source


March 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 18 (ANI): Nearly five in ten Americans think nuclear power is a safe source of energy, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.Though, most of the respondents expressed ... Read more...

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Over half of Americans believe US still in economic recession: Poll


February 16th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Over half of Americans, are of the opinion that the US is still in an economic recession, and expressed little confidence that it would improve over the next ... Read more...

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Americans split over GOP efforts to repel Obama administration’s health care law: Poll


February 11th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Although most American voters are in support of the "old" health care system, a majority of them believe that opponents of President Obama's historic 2010 health care law ... Read more...

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Fox News Poll: Voters give mixed reviews for Obama’s economy recovery efforts


February 11th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): A Fox News poll released Thursday shows that while about half of the American voters think the "worst is over" (48 percent), the same number -- 48 percent -- ... Read more...

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Obama’s ratings climb as public support surges


January 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) With more Americans approving of US President Barack Obama's performance and more seeing him as a political moderate, he is riding a surge of public ... Read more...

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Two in three Americans support Assange’s US arrest and trial over ‘Wikileaks cablegate’


December 18th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18(ANI): A new poll has found that two of out three Americans are in favour of the arrest and trial of whistleblower website WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange in the United ... Read more...

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CBS News Poll: 6 in 10 Americans feel WikiLeaks expose will hurt the U.S.


December 4th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.4 (ANI): About three quarters of the American public have heard about the Wikileaks release, and of those Americans, 60 percent believe it will have a damaging impact, a CBS ... Read more...

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Over three in ten Americans praise Obama for clear job creation plan


November 12th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.12 (ANI): Over three in ten Americans have praised US President Barack Obama for coming up with a clear job creation plan in the aftermath of the global fiscal ... Read more...

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Over four in 10 American disenchanted even after midterms: CBS poll


November 12th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.12 (ANI): Over four in 10 Americans continue to remain disenchanted even after the midterm elections that were held earlier this month.A new CBS News poll found that 47 percent ... Read more...

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Parts of Obama coalition drifting toward GOP: Poll


October 28th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 28 (ANI): Critical parts of the coalition that delivered President Obama to the White House in 2008 and gave Democrats control of Congress in 2006 are switching their allegiance ... Read more...

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Resurgent Republicans likely to surpass 39 seats needed for US House control: Poll


October 20th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 20 (ANI): A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Tuesday has said that the Republicans are likely to surpass the 39 seats they need to secure control of ... Read more...

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Majority of American women view Obama’s economic policies a ‘failure’: Poll


October 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A majority of American women view President Barack Obama administration as a 'failure' as far as the health care reform and the economic stimulus package are concerned, ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton still most popular politician in America


September 30th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Twelve years after leaving the presidency, former President Bill Clinton is still the most popular politician in America.According to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, 55 ... Read more...

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Most New Yorkers still opposed to proposed ‘Ground Zero’ mosque: Poll


September 25th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 25 (ANI): About 57 percent of New Yorkers still believe that it is wrong to build the proposed Islamic community center and mosque two blocks away from the former ... Read more...

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Republicans widen lead over Democrats ahead of Nov mid-term Congressional polls


September 18th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): A new Fox News poll conducted in America has found that Republicans have widened their lead over Democrats to a six percentage-point margin, while President Obama's job rating ... Read more...

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Six in ten Americans still think its wrong to build mosque near Ground Zero


September 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): A majority of Americans, about six in ten (61 percent), still think that it is a bad idea to build the proposed mosque and Islamic Cultural Center near ... Read more...

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Both Republicans, Democrats are evenly placed for mid-term polls


September 16th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.16 (ANI): The latest New York Times/CBS News poll has found that while voters rate the performance of Democrats negatively, they view Republicans as even worse, providing a potential opening ... Read more...

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US’ economic woes would have been same under McCain as President, think 54% of Americans


September 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Despite having a perception that President Barack Obama has not done much to improve the economy, 54 percent of Americans think that economy would have been the ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval rating increases to 46 percent in new Fox News poll


September 4th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): US president Barack Obama's approval rating has improved from 43 to 46 percent, according to a new poll by Fox News.48 percent voters now disapprove the ... Read more...

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